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The majority of my clients in 2022 so far have been traveling overseas. After two years of road trips and domestic flights, they finally feel comfortable navigating the complicated world of traveling abroad once again! Over the last 20 years of overseas travel (including a recent flight from Atlanta to Johannesburg, South Africa), I’ve gained […]

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June 11, 2022

My top 10 tips on Surviving (and enjoying) a Long-Haul Flight

I was recently invited to check out a brand-new resort in Middle Tennessee that many compare to a couple of famous resorts in East Tennessee named after a wild dark fruit. The folks at Southall Farm and Inn understand the comparison. They don’t like to think of themselves that way, but rather an authentic experience […]

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June 2, 2022

Southall Farm and Inn – The Jewel of Leiper’s Fork

How my “team” of suppliers, fellow agents, and past clients work together As a colleague of mine was traveling home from Ft. Lauderdale a few years back, she found herself sitting across the aisle from Don Shula, the famous former coach of the Miami Dolphins. He was sitting in seat 1D, the aisle in the […]

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May 27, 2022

Whose Team are You On?

Chile is the narrowest nation in the world, yet its borders provide some of the most diverse terrains. It’s no secret that the country offers a vast array of exciting things to do and see for people of all ages. You never know what you might come across next, from waterfalls to mountains, hot springs […]

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May 20, 2022

Six Must-See Destinations in Chile 

When we talk about the land “down under,” most people think of Australia. But there is another incredible country that should be on your radar. After more than two years of isolation, I’m happy to report that New Zealand is now open again for travelers (vaccinated ones, that is)!  With nearly 1.5 million residents, Auckland […]

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May 14, 2022

The Other Land “Down Under”

Out of all of the countries in Europe, Italy is, by far, requested the most by my clients. In fact, over 46 million tourists from all over the world visit this amazing country every year. Many will return for that magic that only Italy can deliver.  Italians are very kind, outgoing, family-centric, and extremely patient […]

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May 5, 2022

A First-Timer’s Guide to Visiting Italy

As a culinary travel specialist, I love helping my clients experience the best of a destination through its food, wine, and culture.  I was lucky enough to sample some of the best cuisine in the world during my recent trip to Barcelona and finally found a restaurant that prepared what I consider the best Paella I’ve ever tasted! Spain […]

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April 16, 2022

Culinary Spain – Tapas Anyone?

I recently returned from a glorious week in France on a wine river cruise on the Rhône and Saône Rivers. Besides the ancient Roman ruins and cathedral tours, I will remember the most the exquisite food we were fortunate to taste every day! Food is one of the best ways to learn about a different […]

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April 10, 2022

Eat Like a Local: France Edition

In Central and Eastern Europe, you’ll find some of the most spectacular architecture—castles, churches, and war memorials—and some of the world’s most colorful, inviting cultures. But what’s the best way to see it all? An AmaWaterways cruise down the Danube River, of course.  I just disembarked this morning from my very first Upper Danube river cruise […]

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March 26, 2022

7 Incredible Countries You’ll Explore on the Danube River

With all of the fantastic amenities on a river cruise ship, from the fabulous rooftop pools and wellness programs to their exquisite cuisine and delicious cocktail drinks available around the clock, it’s tempting to never leave the ship! But as much as they enjoy impeccable service, we know that travelers choose a river cruise because […]

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March 20, 2022

4 Enchanting Countries You’ll Explore on a Rhine River Cruise